No. 10 Gamecock women defeat Vandy

South Carolina beat Vanderbilt 95-82 Thursday night in Nashville.

The Gamecocks (15-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) again played without two-time SEC player of the year A’ja Wilson, who has a sprained right ankle.

USC was coming off an 86-70 home loss to Tennessee.

LeLe Grissett added 22 points for the Gamecocks, Lindsey Spann finished with 17 points, Tyasha Harris had 12 and Doniyah Cliney 10.

Erin Whalen scored a career-high 25 points for Vanderbilt (5-15, 1-5). Christa Reed added 23, and Cierra Walker 13.

Spann opened the game with a 3-pointer, and South Carolina never trailed. The Gamecocks led 22-18 after the first quarter and were up by as much as 16 before going into halftime up 48-40.


Carolina returns to action this weekend when it faces Kentucky on the road on Sun., Jan. 21. Tipoff is scheduled for noon ET, and the contest will air on ESPNU.

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